I am sure you have heard of the band called Poison or Mr. Big, they were/are two American hard rock bands which contributed to the Glam Rock-Metal scene at the end of the 80s and beginning of the 1990s. Richie Kotzen played the guitar for both bands. He recorded one album with Poison in 1993 […]
One of the greatest blues players on planet earth! Joe Bonamassa began his career playing guitar in the band Bloodline, which featured the offspring of several famous musicians (such as Miles Davis, Robby Krieger and Berry Oakley) Bonamassa has collaborated with numerous artists such as B.B. King, Clapton, Paul Rodgers, among others. Joe’s solo career […]
On Sunday evening while surfing my favorite website I found a 2:00 minutes jewel; a really cool, inspiring and beautiful video from “pickingpete” Youtube user playing his Washburn Resonator guitar – I was really impressed by the sound of this guitar. Washburn has always been around me, many guitarists I have played with, specially the […]
I would say that 95% of people who start learning to play an instrument do so because they wanna learn to play their favorite songs. In fact, most of the time, music theory and technique does not exist in the beginner’s mind, they only want to learn to play songs, that’s it! On the other […]
On September 16, 2011 B.B King turned 86. He has been playing the blues since World War II and he is one of the greatest guitarists who have ever lived. This is the first part in a series that is being made here at Jamorama about the players who have influenced the way we play […]
Playin’ tha blues – it aint no big thing and it aint nobodies business if i do!
To play the blues you only have to count to five. Well holy schmoley Batman! That`s one number too darn many fo` some! Right , look out people because today’s post is about as much fun as a mouthful of sand – dry, uncomfortable and nitty-gritty; but just like your monster-in-law its a necessary evil if you want to reap the rewards!!!
The Eric Clapton signature Fender amp series was announced for general release in October 2011 and boasts a range of options for the blues inspired guitarist and Clapton fans alike. With the look of their original ‘50s counterparts, the EC series includes the 5 watt Vibro Champ ®, 12 watt Tremolux™ and the 40 watt […]
Well things are humming here at Jamorama HQ as we get closer to the end of the year and New Zealand is warming up as we approach summer. Festivities really start to kick off around this time of year and all of a sudden it seams every weekend is full up with gigs, parties or BBQs. […]
How lucky can you get! Today I`m going to spend ten minutes with highly accomplished south pacific blues master Darren Watson. You may not have heard of Darren but in a career spanning three decades Darren has worked on the bill with such blues luminaries as Robert Cray, Koko Taylor, George Thorogood, Billy Boy Arnold, […]
For those of you who dig the Piedmont fingerstyle of the North American East Coast here is traveling bluesman Jim Bruce showing you how to play the Doc Watson version of Deep River Blues. Jim makes his living traveling and playing on the streets of Europe.